Poor quality elections erode support for democracy in Uganda, new Afrobarometer survey shows More Ugandans say they prefer democracy over any other system, but fewer are satisfied with the way their democracy is actually working, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. Read more
Slowly growing or stunted? Examining Uganda’s gains in demand for democracy Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey. Read more
Zimbabweans trust the army, but don't want to be ruled by the army, support democracy Zimbabwe’s political crisis will play out against a backdrop of substantial public trust in the army but a clear rejection of military rule in favour of democracy. Read more
AD170: Kenyans see gains in gender equality, but support for women’s empowerment still uneven Kenyans see gains in women’s equality, but support still uneven – especially among men. Read more
AD169: Economic paradox in Kenya: More favourable perceptions amidst economic insecurity Kenya and the other member states of the East African Community (EAC) are doing considerably better economically than most countries in sub-Saharan Africa (IMF, 2017). Read more
Women’s interest in politics increases, though gender gap remains Ghanaian women’s interest in public affairs and political discussion increased between 2012 and 2015. Read more
Majority of Batswana see opposition offering viable alternative vision and plan A majority of Batswana say opposition parties offer a viable alternative vision and plan to the long-time ruling Botswana Democratic Party, according to the 2017 Afrobarometer survey. Read more
Batswana demand state funding of political parties State funding of political parties in Botswana remains a contested issue and after 50 years of independence. Read more
Electoral reforms, political party funding, and opposition viability Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Botswana. Read more